Baker’s Stuff

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tropéziennes colorées

Cela faisait longtemps que je voulais m’essayer à la célèbre tropézienne mais non seulement je ne trouvais pas la bonne recette, mais en plus je voulais en créer une version plus légère et décalée. C’est chose faite avec ces petites tropéziennes à la mie très aérienne et des crèmes colorées agrémentées de fruits. Durée totale : 3h30 (dont
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fougasse romarin, bleu et noix - Rosemary, Blue cheese and walnuts flat bread

For 2 loaves – To make the day before. Ingredients Bread dough 20 g fresh yeast (tastier than dry bread yeast) 350 g white flour 100 g corn flour 280 ml lukewarm water 15 ml olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon caster sugar Filling 100 g blue cheese (Roquefort, Stilton, etc.) 100 g walnuts
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home made fougasse provençalefougasse provençale

A fougasse is a flat loaf from the South of France.  It can be cooked as a plain bread or flavoured with olives, anchovies, cheese, nuts, etc. This recipe  takes a long time but it is perfectly healthy with a salad and very easy to take for a summer picnic! Ingredients (makes 2 big loaves)
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home made chestnut pine nuts corsican bread

Recipe Chestnut flour is very important in Corsican cuisine because in the old days, when means of communication with the continent were rare and expensive, the Corsican did not have enough wheat on the island to reach self-sufficiency. As a consequence, to replace wheat flour they used chestnut flour because chestnut trees are very abundant
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royaume de l'épiphanie fait maison

Twelfth Night (Epiphanie) concludes the Christmas holidays and is traditionally celebrated with a big party closing the season.  At the feasts, people often eat a special bread or cake with a bean, coin, or figurine baked in it. The person getting the piece with the good luck token becomes the Twelfth Night King or Queen.
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